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van Lettow, B. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
Prototypes (i.e., social images representing perceptions of typical persons engaging in or refraining from certain behaviour) have been shown to explain health-related behaviours. The present meta-analysis quantified the strength of the associations of prototype perceptions with health motivation and behaviour. Specifically, the analysis...
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Schokker, D. (author), van Hespen, A. (author), Stadlander, M. (author), Chorus, A. (author), van Vliet, K. (author), Delnoij, D. (author), de Booys, M. (author)
report 2015
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Lecheler, S. (author), Keer, M. (author), Schuck, A.R.T. (author), Hänggli, R. (author)
This study tests how repeated exposure to the same news frame influences political opinions over time. In a survey experiment (N = 296), we repeatedly exposed participants to the same news frame (at the start of the study, after one day, one week, and two weeks) and measured effects on opinions (at the start, after two weeks, and after six weeks...
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Joustra, S.D. (author), van der Plas, E.M. (author), Goede, J. (author), Oostdijk, W. (author), Delemarre-van de Waal, H.A. (author), Hack, W.W.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
Aim Accurate calculations of testicular volume standard deviation (SD) scores are not currently available. We constructed LMS-smoothed age-reference charts for testicular volume in healthy boys. Methods The LMS method was used to calculate reference data, based on testicular volumes from ultrasonography and Prader orchidometer of 769 healthy...
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Stubbe, J.H. (author), van Beijsterveldt, A.M. (author), van der Knaap, S. (author), Stege, J. (author), Verhagen, E. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Backx, F.J.G. (author)
Context : Injuries are a major adverse event in a soccer player's career. Reducing injury incidence requires a thorough knowledge of the epidemiology of soccer injuries. Objective : To investigate the incidence and characteristics of injuries in the Dutch premier soccer league. Design : Cohort study. Setting : The Dutch premier soccer league....
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Duijster, D. (author), de Jong-Lenters, M. (author), de Ruiter, C. (author), Thijssen, J. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), Verrips, E. (author)
Objectives The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the relationship between parental and family-related factors and childhood dental caries in a sample of 5- to 6-year-old children of Dutch, Moroccan and Turkish origin. Furthermore, the relationship of parental and family-related factors with social class and ethnicity was...
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Tooms, B. (author)
Rapport Rapportage Sport 2014 van het Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau (SCP), zitkampioen Nederlanders zijn hoog opgeleid. En daarbij horen zittende beroepen. Niemand in Europa zit zoveel als de Nederlanders. Dat verhoogt hun risico op sterfte en kwalen.
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Döpp, C. (author)
Het proefschrift beschrijft een studie naar de implementatie van de effectief gebleken ergotherapie-interventie voor mensen met dementie en hun mantelzorgers (EDOMAH). Middels een cluster-RCT werd de huidige post-HBO cursus voor ergotherapeuten vergeleken met een multi-professionele strategie gericht op ergotherapeuten, artsen en managers. De...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Alberts, N. (author), Beerling, M. (author), Benschop, K. (author)
The 2014-2015 report presents the following findings: As in previous years, the vaccination coverage among newborns was more than 94%; The vaccination coverage against human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer, among 12-year-old girls was increased to 61%; The number of reports of pertussis was higher than in 2013, but not as...
report 2015
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Coffeng, J.K. (author), van Sluijs, E.M. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
BACKGROUND:To study the associations between during and after work hours physical activity and relaxation and need for recovery (NFR) in office workers at a financial service provider. METHODS:Self-reported baseline data of 412 employees (mean age 41.3 years; 39.6% women) were used. Linear regression analyses were performed to test associations...
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van Lettow, B. (author), de Vries, H. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Boon, B. (author), van Empelen, P. (author)
This article presents the results of a randomised controlled trial that tests whether two behavioural change strategies provided an additional effect for an existing online intervention (www.​drinktest.​nl) among Dutch excessive drinking adults: drinker image alteration and cue reminders. Drinktest.nl is a tailored intervention that provides...
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Huijg, J.M. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Gebhardt, W.A. (author), Verheijden, M.W. (author), van der Zouwe, N. (author), Middelkoop, B.J.C. (author), Duijzer, G. (author), Crone, M.R. (author)
Background. Physical therapists play an important role in the promotion of physical activity (PA) and the effectiveness of PA interventions. However, little is known about the extent to which they implement PA interventions following the intervention protocol and about the factors influencing their implementation behaviors. Objective. The study...
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Maasland, D.H.E. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Kremer, B. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author)
There is limited prospective data on the relationship between consumption of vegetables and fruits and the risk of head-neck cancer (HNC) subtypes [i.e., oral cavity cancer (OCC), oro-/hypopharyngeal cancer (OHPC) and laryngeal cancer (LC)]. Therefore, we investigated these associations within the Netherlands Cohort Study, in which 120,852...
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Vermaire, J.H. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), Brouwer, W.B.F. (author), Krol, M. (author)
A cost-effectiveness evaluation was conducted with a randomised controlled clinical trial of caries prevention measures among 6-year-old children who were assigned to either a control group or 1 of 2 experimental groups (IPFA: 2 extra professionally-delivered fluoride applications per year, or NOCTP: a non-operative caries treatment programme,...
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Schmidt, S.C. (author), Sleddens, E.F.C. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), Gubbels, J. (author), Thijs, C. (author)
Changes in the neighborhood environment may explain part of the rapid increase in childhood overweight and obesity during the last decades. To date few theory-driven rather than data-driven studies have explored longitudinal associations between multiple neighborhood characteristics and child body weight development. We aimed to assess the...
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Schreuder, E.J.A. (author), van Heel, L. (author), Goedhart, R. (author), Dusseldorp, E. (author), Schraagen, J.M.C. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Objective: This study investigates effects of the newly built nonpatient-related buildings of a large university medical center on staff perceptions and whether the design objectives were achieved. Background: The medical center is gradually renewing its hospital building area of 200,000 m.(2) This redevelopment is carefully planned and because...
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Kroes, G. (author)
Het eerste gesprek dat Ger Kroes had met Marijke Hopman, emeritus hoogleraar Ouderen en Bewegen, afgedrukt in Oudfit van december 2014, leverde zoveel stof dat het de moeite waard was om nog eens dieper door te vragen op opmerkelijke initiatieven en de ondervonden barriéres van Marijke en haar team en hoe Marijke tegen de toekomst aankijkt van...
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Vermaire, J.H. (author), van Loveren, C. (author)
A randomized controlled study of caries prevention strategies was conducted on patients with a mixed socioeconomic status in a large general dental practice in the Netherlands. A group of children following a non-operative caries treatment programme (NOCTP) was compared to a control group and a group that also received 2 topical fluoride...
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van der Kleij, R. (author), Coster, N. (author), Verbiest, M. (author), van Assema, P. (author), Paulussen, T. (author), Reis, R. (author), Crone, M. (author)
The implementation of intersectoral community approaches targeting childhood obesity (IACO) is considered challenging. To help overcome these challenges, an overview of the evidence to date is needed. We searched four databases to identify papers that reported on the determinants of successful implementation of IACOs, resulting in the inclusion...
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Straker, L.M. (author), Fenner, A.A. (author), Howie, E.K. (author), Feltz, D.L. (author), Gray, C.M. (author), Lu, A.S. (author), Mueller, F.F. (author), Simons, M. (author), Barnett, L.M. (author)
Active videogames have the potential to enhance population levels of physical activity but have not been successful in achieving this aim to date. This article considers a range of principles that may be important to the design of effective and efficient active videogames from diverse discipline areas, including behavioral sciences (health...
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